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adjudicate

(ă-jood′ĭ-kāt″) [L. adjudicare, to award a judgment, judge]
To issue or make a judgment in a court of law, e.g., regarding malpractice.
adjudication (-jood″ĭ-kā′shŏn) adjudicator (-jood′ĭ-kāt″ŏr)

adjudicate (əjōō´dikāt´),

v the final step in dental peer review at which the dental peer review committee renders a formal, nonlegal decision on a case.
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HHS should make clear that less-than-perfect claims (including those that contain errors and those that are missing certain data elements that are not necessary to adjudicate the claim) are 'compliant claims,'" Mertz said.
Indeed, the number of courts and prosecutors needed to adjudicate every juvenile case would be staggering.
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The jurisdiction of the French courts was heavily contested by PURE, but on March 25, 2005, the French Court ruled against PURE and confirmed its exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate two of the matters and PURE did not appeal.
He said that their issue was under trial in the apex court and unless the court adjudicates the matter the special court could not pursue the case.
E[acute accent]The ProAccess EHR benefits from Medicity's distributed community indexing solution (MPI), which adjudicates patient, physician and insurance plan information arriving into the repository from disparate systems, to ensure accurate matching and filing as new information is acquired.
DLSE adjudicates wage claims, investigates discrimination and public works complaints and enforces labor law and the Industrial Welfare Commission wage orders.